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Posted by Squad internet  · 25-02-2014 - 07:04

Hi guys,



I'm trying to replace an image that resides on the cover page. I have (more or less) the following code.



$this->_document=new createDocx($pathToMyTemplate, $pathToSpecificTempDir);

......

$this->_document->addTemplateImage('_MYIMAGE_', $imagePath);



Now I get the following error:



Warning: DOMDocument::loadXML(): Empty string supplied as input in /var/www/Core/0.1/Includes/phpdocx/classes/CreateTemplate.inc on line 1149



It looks like that self::$_document is not set.

Now in the examples you use a different call to add a template file, but that call makes it impossible to target a specific tmp dir, something that is important in this case.



 



Any hints?



 



 


Posted by jorgelj  · 25-02-2014 - 09:47

Hello,



You can set a custom temp dir in the config/phpdocx_config.ini file instead of the createDocx method. Are you using the latest version of PHPDocx?



Regards.


Posted by Squad internet  · 25-02-2014 - 13:22

Tnx for your reply,

Yes I'm using the latest version, I just downloaded it yesterday.

The problem is however the same as in 3.1

I can NOT use the same tmp dir for every user that is using this tool.

I have to deal with very strict ACL and base_dir restriction that I can not break.

The same problem exists with the logger, its impossible to set the tmpdir at runtime,.. and so my logger is broken. I simply modified the logger code to return insteadt of writing a log message,.. its dirty but for now the issue is fixed.



Could you maybe give me a hint where the config file is beeing read and in what property(s) it is stored?

I know what the tmp dir should be before calling any method with phpDocx, the only thing I need is "somehow" override the tmpDir property "somewhere" ;)



I really don't mind writing some setter method myself, I allready extended the CreateDocx class, and logic tells me I should find this magic property somewhere in this class... but "where"?



I hope you can help me out here.



 


Posted by Squad internet  · 25-02-2014 - 13:27

Uhm,



I'm actually reading the CreateDocx file right now,.. and there is a setter method available.

The constructor also changed, as it does not accept a tmp dir anymore.



Things changed ;)

I'm gonna do some testing, I'll let you know if it worked.